Arrowhead

Greek
Archaic Period
700–480 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 595.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 0.7 cm (1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.3

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Slim trilobe arrowhead with beveled blades that occupy the upper three-quarters of the length. A projecting, cylindrical socket for the shaft sits below this with a hole and a spur in the sides.

Provenance

1882: purchased by Edward Robinson in Athens according to MFA Register of Metalwork; gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, January 4, 1888

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson